Real World Speed
Performance profile from 212,692 user samples
51,932 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% MSI(1462 3176) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 53% Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 53% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 555
160,760 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 143% EVGA(3842 6286)
Worst Bench: 83% Gigabyte(1458 3702)
Poor: 83% Great: 143%
SPEED RANK: 4th / 555
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
75.6 % 126 % Much faster effective speed.
+66%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
236 fps 405 fps Much better texture detail.
+72%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
164 fps 235 fps Much faster multi rendering.
+43%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
216 fps 390 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+81%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
151 fps 244 fps Much faster complex splatting.
+62%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
272 fps 472 fps Much better peak texture detail.
+74%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
182 fps 259 fps Much faster peak multi rendering.
+42%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
245 fps 443 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+81%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
168 fps 272 fps Much faster peak complex splatting.
+62%
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
185 fps -31% 242 fps Much Better Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps.
+31%
Overwatch
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps -29% 134 fps Better Overwatch fps.
+29%
Grand Theft Auto V
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
65.5 fps -47% 96.1 fps Much Better Grand Theft Auto V fps.
+47%
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
69.2 fps -21% 83.8 fps Better PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) fps.
+21%
Battlefield 1
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
78 fps -48% 115 fps Much Better Battlefield 1 fps.
+48%
Fallout 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
70.4 fps -48% 104 fps Much Better Fallout 4 fps.
+48%
Battlefield 4
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
103 fps -43% 146 fps Much Better Battlefield 4 fps.
+43%
DOTA 2
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
139 fps -22% 169 fps Better DOTA 2 fps.
+22%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61.7 fps -54% 95.2 fps Much Better The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt fps.
+54%
World of Warcraft
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
61 fps -69% 103 fps Much Better World of Warcraft fps.
+69%
World of Tanks
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
109 fps -13% 123 fps Slightly Better World of Tanks fps.
+13%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
220 fps -12% 245 fps Slightly Better League of Legends fps.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 7,345,972 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.8 % 3.78 % Hugely higher market share.
+372%
Value
Value For Money
61.5 % 97.1 % Much better value.
+58%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
85 % 128 % Much more popular.
+51%
Price
Price (score)
$500 Slightly cheaper.
+7%
$540
Age
Newest
41 Months 20 Months Much more recent.
+51%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
295 fps 468 fps Much better peak lighting effects.
+59%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
239 fps 419 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+75%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
243 fps 401 fps Much better lighting effects.
+65%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
212 fps 371 fps Much better reflection handling.
+75%
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The GTX 1080 is Nvidia’s new flagship graphics card. It features the new 16 nm (down from 28 nm) Pascal architecture. This is the first die shrink since the release of the GTX 680 at which time the manufacturing process shrunk from 40 nm down to 28 nm. In terms of typical 3D gaming performance the 1080 is around 30% faster than the GTX 980 Ti and it manages to deliver the additional performance with a TDP of just 180 Watts which is 70 Watts less than the 980 Ti. The new Pascal architecture delivers a satisfying jump in performance over Maxwell and the GTX 1080 is now the fastest single GPU available. Over the coming months older generation cards will likely see significant price drops as the better value for money 1070, 1060 and 1050 cards slowly replace their predecessors. [May '16 GPUPro]

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Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 2018 GPU Rankings.

We calculate effective 3D speed which estimates gaming performance for the top 12 games. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield value for money. Our calculated are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. [GPUPro]

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